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Alexander Skogberg

UX, Web & Writing

Chalmers diploma on a table

CV

Employment

inUse, 2015 -

UX Designer

At inUse I continue to extend my UX skills in interaction design, accessibility, prototyping, writing, user research, graphic design and concept work. I mainly work in small multi-disciplinary teams with clients such as Feelgood, Telenor, Digiexam, Svenska Spel and SEB. I also frequently give talks on topics such as accessibility, prototyping and web design and write posts on the inUse company blog.

HiQ Stockholm, 2011 - 2015

UX Designer and Front End Developer

At HiQ I gained extensive experience in interaction design, accessibility, prototyping, user research, mobile first and responsive web design. I've worked both solo and as a member of multi-disciplinary teams with clients including SVT, Klarna, the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, Kambi, KIBI and legendary Swedish rock band Backyard Babies.

Nya Åland, 2007 - 2012

Freelance Journalist

At Nya Åland I greatly improved my writing skills by reviewing albums, concerts and games and also putting together tech columns.

Education

Master in Interaction Design

Chalmers University of Technology, 2008 - 2010

Master thesis involved creating a design concept for mobile reporting and work order handling. Fields studies and interviews were performed with technicians.

Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering

Chalmers University of Technology, 2005 - 2008

Bachelor thesis involved developing an application for recording gestures performed with the Nintendo Wii Remote.

Courses in interactive sketching technique

Mårten Angner, 2014 and 2015

Courses in app development for iOS and Android

Umeå University and Mid Sweden University, 2010

Methods

  • Usability testing
  • User research
  • Lo-fi and hi-fi prototyping
  • Wireframes
  • Mobile first
  • Accessibility
  • Interaction design
  • Graphic design
  • Data-driven design
  • Writing

Tools

  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Pixelmator
  • Pen and paper
  • Zeplin
  • Responsive web design
  • HTML
  • CSS (especially Sass)
  • Javascript (mostly jQuery)
  • Wordpress
  • Git

Publications

Emoodies: Interactive Cushions With Personalities

Featured in SIDER '10 'Ingredients in Gradients' Conference Proceedings, pages 47 - 51.

Together with Patrik Björkman, Nancy Li and Anne-Marie Liljekvist. Read the report. View the video.

Languages

  • Swedish (native)
  • English (fluent in speech and writing)
  • German (basic in speech and writing)
  • Finnish (some grammar)

Other

  • Several degrees in classic guitar and music theory
  • World class skills in memes and reaction GIFs
Much responsive Many CSS Very breakpoint So media query Such HTML Wow